Dan sets out on a mission in which he attempts to take three actions to alleviate his guilt about food waste: compost, spice up his leftovers, and figure out what expiration dates actually mean. Will it make him feel better? Today's sponsors: Go to to get 25% off your first purchase and a free 30-day trial.
The Chef Who Drinks Milk With Her Chocolate Soufflé
Samin Nosrat, author of the bestselling cookbook "Salt Fat Acid Heat", joins Dan to talk about feeling like an outsider, sexism and pretentiousness in food, a controversy about a spoon, and the finer points of toast. Today's sponsors: Go to to get 25% off your first purchase and a free 30-day trial.
Ask Mimi: Mimi On Moms
In this special four-part series, legendary food writer Mimi Sheraton offers advice on food and life to live callers and celebrity guests. This week Mimi covers critical mothers, edible weed, and grandparenthood with comedian Maeve Higgins and Radiolab's Robert Krulwich. Today's sponsors: Go to and use promo code SPORKFUL to get a free Buzz Book.
Alton Brown Keeps A Scrambled Egg Journal
The Food Network star joins Dan to talk about the best way to eat popcorn, the relative merits of forks and knives, and how his divorce changed the way he cooks. Today's sponsors: Go to to get 25% off your first purchase and a free 30-day trial.
The Jell-O Curse
We follow one family’s complicated relationship with Jell-O. Today's sponsors: Go to to find a grocer near you.